As both an observer of higher education and an insider with academic appointments at two universities, APB speaker Jeffrey Selingo occupies a unique position to explain higher education’s critical and influential role in the world economy. In his latest article in The Atlantic, Selingo explains how, as colleges are preparing to reopen, they are overlooking the concerns of campus staff.
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APB speaker David Epstein has made it his mission to uncover the keys to achieving high performance in any domain, and to debunk popular myths along the way. In his recent speech at TEDxManchester, he discussed why specializing early doesn't always mean career success. Be sure to check out the video on TED.com!
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and CNN political analyst Carl Bernstein recently sat down with Anderson Cooper to talk about the threat to mail-in voting and the USPS. Says Bernstein: “We have a tyrant president of the United States trying to act like a king to undermine the very electoral system, the most important element of our democracy…”
APB speaker Cleve Jones is a renowned activist whose work began in the 1970s during the gay liberation movement. A mentee of groundbreaking LGBTQ+ activist Harvey Milk, Jones has gone on to co-found the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, create the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and publish the memoir, When We Rise.
Former CEO and chair of BET Networks, APB speaker Debra Lee is one of the most powerful women in the media and entertainment industries. Now a member of the P&G board’s Compensation and Leadership Development Committee as well as the Governance and Public Responsibility Committee, Lee is the only Black member of the P&G board.
A bestselling author and gifted interviewer, APB’s Kelly Corrigan is hosting a new heartfelt interview series called Tell Me More (inspired by her book of the same name) on PBS NewsHour. In this series, Kelly will conduct candid conversations with influential leaders in their fields. “What I most look forward to exploring in Tell Me More is the deep, undeniable connection we share with one another, which is not always as apparent and palpable as it could be,” said Kelly Corrigan. “With more empathy and less judgment, we’re bound to be better versions of ourselves, individually and collectively.”
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and with everything from the pandemic to the fight against racial injustice, many people are at the breaking point and experts say support is needed. APB speaker Mike Veny offers advice during this crucial time by sharing his own personal story. He had behavioral problems from a very young age, attempting suicide for the first time as a 10-year-old. He would later learn he was suffering from depression.